The future of the Capacity Market has been plunged into doubt after the European Court of Justice annulled the European Commission’s decision not to object to the scheme.
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Sir John Armitt, chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), has urged the government to embrace renewables in its forthcoming National Infrastructure Strategy (NIS).
Policy costs are not to blame for electricity price hikes in the UK, a study by the UK Energy Research Council has concluded.
Yesterday’s budget has received a largely mixed response, with the government’s commitment to a provisional carbon price in the result of a no-deal Brexit unable to offset those miffed at a lack of concrete low carbon commitments. Here’s what the UK’s clean sectors have had to say.
Liam Stoker offers his view on Green Great Britain Week, a celebration of UK climate successes that the government probably didn't mean to have pockmarked by fracking protests, its own climate watchdog teasing legal action and serious concerns raised over its decarbonisation ambitions.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) seeking its advice on a possible new zero emissions target for the UK economy.
The UK’s domestic renewables sector faces significant job losses, business closures and collapses in deployment should the government persevere with policy proposals as planned.
Drax Insight’s latest Electric Insights report for Q2 2018 has revealed that coal generation fell to new lows between April and June, responsible for 1.3% of the country’s power mix over the period and less than 1% in June alone.
The Labour Party has said it would ramp up investment in green energy technologies and infrastructure in a bid to reverse the impact of Conservative Party cuts.